PA Bouldering

On Saturday, I had an opportunity to check out the 4th Annual Governor Dick Bouldering competition in Mt. Gretna, PA. Mt. Gretna is about an hour and half from Philly and has both excellent quality and significant quantity of bouldering problems to chose from. There are 9 different designated bouldering areas. This spot should be […]

Oat and almond butter energy bars

Oat and almond butter energy bars: 2 cups rolled oats 1/2 c. steel cut oats 1/2 c. flax seed 1/2 c. quinoa 1/2 c. toasted wheat germ 1 cup nuts (walnuts/almonds/pecan/pistachio/cashew/macadamia blends) 1 cup dried fruit (fig, dates, cherry, raisins, cranberry, blueberry blends) 1/4 c. shredded coconut 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 c. honey or agave […]

Gruyere and Swiss fondue

I got this recipe from a family I used to nanny for. It’s great for paddle camping trips or car camping, since it makes a pretty big mess. What you need: a pot garlic gruyere cheese (half a pound, shredded) swiss cheese (half a pound, shredded) cornstarch beer (cheap is best) Apples Bread How you […]